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Historical Events In 1962

Monday, 21 September 2020

May 02   In the year 1962 oAS strikes in Algeria  

May 02   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 03   Express train crashed into wreckage of a commuter train and a freight, killing 163, injuring 400 (Tokyo, Japan) in the year 1962.  

May 04   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 05   In the year 1962 "West Side Story" soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 54 weeks which is more than 20 weeks longer than any other album  

May 05   In the year 1962 ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies  

May 06   Antonio Segni elected President of Italy in the year 1962.  

May 06   First nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen) in the year 1962.  

May 06   In the year 1962 pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos  

May 06   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean  

May 07   On this day in history jimmy Conlin, dies at 77  

May 07   In the year 1962 pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960)  

May 07   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 08   London trolley buses go out of service in the year 1962.  

May 08   The first Atlas Centaur Launch on this day in history.  

May 09   Beatles sign their first contract with EMI Parlophone on this day in history.  

May 09   On this day in history laser beam successfully bounced off Moon for first time  

May 09   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 11   On this day in history antonio Segni becomes President of Italy  

May 11   Near the Coast of Mexico a 7.0 quake resulted in four persons killed, and many injured. Extensive property damage in south-central Mexico on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 11   US sends troops to Thailand in the year 1962.  

May 12   Dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67 in the year 1962.  

May 12   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 13   Frank Jenks, actor (Colonel Flack), dies of cancer at 60 on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1962 princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain  

May 14   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 15   US marines arrive in Laos in the year 1962.  

May 17   On this day in history marin County withdraws from BART district  

May 19   "John Birch Society" by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99 on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1962 indonesian paratroopers land in New Guinea  

May 19   On this day in history stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner's National League hit record with 3,431  

May 19   In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric)  

May 22   On this day in history 14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall)  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died in the year 1962.  

Jan 06   On this day in history jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died in the year 1962.  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1962 kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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